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BIG Event 2017 Report

The BIG Event is an annual conference held by the “BIG STEM Communicators Network” which focuses on public engagement and science communication. We sent two members of the WTCHG along, and they filed these reports. This one is by Lucy … Continue reading

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Science week at the Headington Preparatory School: DNA is stuff!

By Claire Duff, Antje Grotz & Vibe Nylander The take home message from British Science Week 2017 at Headington Preparatory School? DNA is stuff – and it is important stuff. A group of researchers from the Gloyn and McCarthy Teams based … Continue reading

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Science Uncovered

Dr. Rose Wilson from the Green lab reports on the group’s experience at the ‘Science Uncovered’ event at the Natural History Museum, London What does DNA taste like? Recently five of us from Catherine Green’s lab group at the Wellcome … Continue reading

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Report on the BIG Event from our DPhil representative

The BIG Event is an annual conference held by the British Interactive Group which focuses on public engagement and science communication. We sent two members of our Public Engagement Committee (the researchers holding the DPhil and Postdoc positions) along, and … Continue reading

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Retreat and revive

Every year graduate students and post-docs at WTCHG have the opportunity to down pipettes and head off into the countryside for a couple of days of intensive talks, practical exercises and team-building, all aimed at building cohesiveness in the research … Continue reading

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Facing our public: WTCHG at the Cheltenham Science Festival

Public Engagement Officer Brian Mackenwells spent a week with a rolling cast of volunteers from NDM in the Discover Zone at Cheltenham Science Festival earlier this month. The Taylor and Knight groups did their bit for WTCHG How many DNA … Continue reading

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